Australia seems to hold more inquiries into itself than almost any other country. We inquire into everything, from Indigenous deaths in custody, child sexual abuse, and same sex marriage to bank misdemeanours, casino operations, pandemic responses, and alleged war crimes. There’s one exception to our obsession with self-scrutiny: Australia’s wars.
This is one session of an online bookclub that Ann Wright is doing for World BEYOND War
In many ways, war is ever more and less visible. Of course in U.S. academia, the Pinkerist pretense that we are living through a period of great peace is accomplished by all sorts of statistical manipulation, but first and foremost by declaring civil wars to not be wars, and declaring U.S. wars to be civil wars
This week on Talk World Radio, one of the ways in which the killing machine of war just keeps on killing.
The media outlets are blaming Biden for the withdrawal, but assessing no blame to anyone for starting the war in the first place, Leah Bolger, president of World Beyond War, told IRNA on Tuesday.
Basel Peace Office cordially invites you to join this special online event which will take place during UN Disarmament Week, 2021. It will be held as preparation for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November 2021 and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference scheduled for January 2022.
The experts, leaders and youth campaigners speaking at the event will discuss key initiatives and United Nations processes on climate protection & stabilization, nuclear risk reduction & disarmament (including no-first-use), the connections between these issues, and the ways in which legislators and civil society can make an impact.
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